Nut Free Chewy Fruit and Oatmeal Bars

Wholesome nut free granola bars are hard to find. This recipe solve that issue all together. Feel free to mix up the dried fruit or add some seeds if you prefer. Great for kids’ lunches!
Dish Type: healthy snacks Lifestyle: nut free, vegetarian

Prep Time
5 minutes

Cook Time
32 minutes


3⁄4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

 1 (8 ounce) container plain yogurt

2 large egg whites, lightly beaten

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 tablespoons milk or alternative of your choice

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

3 cups oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)

1 cup raisins or 1 cup dried cranberries


Heat oven to 350°F degrees.

In large bowl, combine sugar, yogurt, egg whites, oil, milk, and vanilla; mix well.

In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt; mix well. Add the dry mix to yogurt mixture; mix well and stir in oats and fruit.

Spread dough onto bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan.

Bake 28-32 minutes or until light golden brown.

Cool completely on wire rack and then cut into bars.